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Warm Green Bean and Potato Salad

Warm Green Beans and Potato Salad Preparation: 40min Serves: 2people Difficulty: easy Such a great side, easy and fun to make. You can also serve it as a main on vegetarian dinners, adding some bread perhaps. Mamma Flora’s Tip: To keep the bright green colour of the green beans, don’t overcook them (max 5-6min), drain them and place them in a bowl over ice otherwise you can place the green beans under cold running water until the steam goes away. Ingredients: 250gr green beans 50gr of crunched nuts 2 medium sized potatos 3 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil 1 clove of garlic dry chilli salt and pepper Method: Fill two medium sized pots with water and place them on high heat In the meantime...

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Lentil and Rosemary Soup

Serves: 2 Cooking: 45min Difficulty: easy In my family we eat lentils almost once a week, they are rich in iron, fibers, proteins and magnesium. They are so highly considered that they are one of the key ingredients at our NYE dinner. After all the amazing dishes we have for dinner, it is tradition for us that at midnight we eat few spoons of lentils to make sure we will be wealthy in the new year. Mamma Flora’s Tip: Always add salt at the end when cooking lentils as otherwise it will take you longer and they will be harder. If you have some lentil soup leftover, don’t throw it away. You can make an amazing lentil salad for the next days. Just keep...

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Baked Sicilian Pasta

Preparation: 40min Cooking: 20min Serves: 5 people Difficulty: medium In Naples we have always been open to different cultures, from Spanish to French passing through Africa but also to our neighbouring regions. This reflects on our culinary tradition: taking inspiration from others, making the recipes our own. This happened when Neapolitan people met Pasta alla Norma, typical meal from Sicily and instead of topping it with ricotta we thought of adding pieces of sumptuous mozzarella. Below the recipe of Pasta alla Siciliana. Mamma Flora’s Tip: choose the aubergines carefully, not too watery nor too many seeds. When you fry them, don’t be scared to use a good amount of oil to fry, the aubergines will not be soaked if you follow the steps below. Ingredients: 500gr rigatoni...

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